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From posh hotels to the Senate: The 3 times Senator Trillanes was arrested

Sep 25, 2018 - 7:05 PM

The September 2018 arrest is not the first for Senator Antonio Trillanes IV who has been previously arrested in connection with the 2003 Oakwood mutiny and 2007 Manila Peninsula siege

Senate President Vicente C. Sotto III listens as PNP Dir. Guillermo Eleazar presents the arrest warrant being served by Makati police chief Superintendent Rogelio Simon to Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV. Makati RTC Branch 150 Executive Judge Elmo Alameda ordered the arrest of Sen. Trillanes based on rebellion charges. (Photo: JOSEPH VIDAL/SENATE PRIB)

TIMELINE: Trillanes, from mutiny to amnesty

Sep 15, 2018 - 3:30 PM

(UPDATED) In his continuing legal saga from 2003 to present, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV scores a major victory on October 22, 2018, after a Makati court rejects a government petition for his non-bailable arrest

Left photo by Romeo Gacad/AFP, right photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

On the Trillanes case: Who is Judge Elmo Alameda?

Sep 07, 2018 - 8:26 PM

(UPDATED) Judge Elmo Alameda has also handled the serious illegal detention case against Janet Napoles and the homicide case against ex-Batangas governor Jose Leviste

'HIGH-PROFILE' CASES. Judge Elmo Alameda of Makati City RTC Branch 150 is no stranger to high-profile cases. Photo by Aika Rey/Rappler

Bangladesh upholds 2013 death sentence for 139 soldiers for mutiny – prosecutor

Nov 27, 2017 - 8:47 PM

'The verdict has upheld the death sentence for 139 people,' Attorney General Mahbubey Alam tells reporters after the High Court hands down its judgement in Dhaka

BANGLADESH MUTINY TRIAL. Bangladeshi police and Rapid Action Battalion members stand guard at the special court in Dhaka on November 5, 2013. File photo by Munir uz Zaman/AFP

Who is NFA chief Jason Aquino and why is he controversial?

Apr 19, 2017 - 10:00 AM

The Bureau of Customs published in 2015 a notice to warn the public against transacting with retired army major Jason Aquino one of a few dozen employees earlier accused in the media of colluding with smugglers

Where does the military stand with Duterte?

Apr 15, 2017 - 11:00 AM

In the last 9 months the military has been acting like the adult in its complex relationship with the commander in chief

President Rodrigo Duterte salutes to the surviving platoon mates of the late Captain Clinton Capio during his wake visit at the mortuary of the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Fort Bonifacio on January 16, 2017. Capio, a Philippine Military Academy Class 2006, was killed in a clash with the Abu Sayaff members last Thursday. KING RODRIGUEZ/ Presidential Photos

Gary Alejano, mutineer and ex-Marine, leads impeach bid vs Duterte

Mar 16, 2017 - 4:42 PM

The Marine soldier who once turned against a president he was tasked to secure leads another fight – this time in Congress

Rep. Gary Alejano of the Magdalo Party-list group announce the filling of Impeachment charges against President Rodrigo Duterte at the House of Representatives in Quezon City on March 16, 2016. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Ivory Coast soldiers end mutiny after deal

Jan 08, 2017 - 9:20 PM

UPDATED The soldiers reach a deal with the government regarding their demands for higher salaries housing and faster promotion

A delegation of mutinous soldiers stand behind Ivory Coast's defence minister Alain-Richard Donwahi (C-front) speaking to journalists after negotiations, on January 7, 2017 in Bouake. Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara announced on January 7, 2017, he has reached an agreement with soldiers who seized the second city Bouake in an angry pay protest that spread to the economic capital Abidjan. "I confirm my agreement to take into account the demands relating to bonuses and improving the living conditions of soldiers," Ouattara said in a brief declaration broadcast on television.   / AFP PHOTO / SIA KAMBOU

The Leader I Want: Antonio Trillanes' to-fix list for 2016

Nov 21, 2015 - 4:45 PM

Rappler PHVote s The Leader I Want series looks at Antonio Trillanes stand on key issues that the next vice president will have to address

RUNNING FOR VP. Senator Antonio 'Sonny' Trillanes IV files his candidacy for vice president with his wife Arlene and members of the Magdalo group. Photo by EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

#PugadBaboy: The vice candidates

Oct 28, 2015 - 5:00 AM

8 things to know about Antonio Trillanes IV

Oct 03, 2015 - 9:58 PM

If he loses his bid for the vice presidency in 2016 he will remain as senator until his term ends in 2019 He s got nothing to lose

VICE PRESIDENT. Senator Sonny Trillanes endorses Senator Grace Poe when he formally announces his bid for the vice presidency at the Amoranto Stadium in Quezon City. Photo by Joel Liporada/Rappler

Trillanes bent on running for VP: Paradigm shift?

Jul 10, 2015 - 7:00 PM

Even without the backing of the Nacionalista Party to which he belongs Senator Trillanes intends to run using the Samahang Magdalo as his vehicle They want to test their political model in 2016

152 Bangladeshi soldiers sentenced to death over mutiny

Nov 05, 2013 - 10:35 PM

Several of those convicted screamed at the judge in anger: I don t need a life term Hang me hang me

VERDICT. Policemen patrol as Bangladeshi people accused in the 2009 Peelkhana murder case look through the window of a bus. Photo by EPA/ABIR ABDULLAH

2 Magdalo troops jailed after spurning pardon

Mar 22, 2013 - 5:23 PM

The only two soldiers who rejected amnesty get a 12 year jail sentence

Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV

Jan 30, 2012 - 2:31 PM

He says he will base his decision on political acceptability